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Dec 16, 2012 5:30pm PST
. >> translator: at this time, the results of the general election are coming in, and the dpj has been handed a very stern verdict by the people. but it's the people's decision, and therefore, we take it seriously. all the results have been calculated. i have to assume responsibility for leading the party into this very serious position, and i've decided to step down as the head of the dpj. as soon as possible, we'd like to call a meeting of the two chambers to find and select a new party leader. we will include the candidates who won and those who, unfortunately, lost. i have to consider ways to win back the people's trust, and i'd like to ask my successor to rebuild the party so that it will meet people's expectations. >> several members of noda's government went down to defeat. eight cabinet ministers lost their seats. chief cabinet secretary osa osamu fujimura has been the right-hand man. and jojima only moved into the post last october. this is the first time a chief cabinet secretary and a finance minister has lost lower house seats since world war ii. the democrats have lost a l
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